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Definition of Beach

Beach
Beach Beach (b[=e]ch), n.; pl. Beaches (-[e^]z). [Cf. Sw. backe hill, Dan. bakke, Icel. bakki hill, bank. Cf. Bank.] 1. Pebbles, collectively; shingle. 2. The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand. Beach flea (Zo["o]l.), the common name of many species of amphipod Crustacea, of the family Orchestid[ae], living on the sea beaches, and leaping like fleas. Beach grass (Bot.), a coarse grass (Ammophila arundinacea), growing on the sandy shores of lakes and seas, which, by its interlaced running rootstocks, binds the sand together, and resists the encroachment of the waves. Beach wagon, a light open wagon with two or more seats. Raised beach, an accumulation of water-worn stones, gravel, sand, and other shore deposits, above the present level of wave action, whether actually raised by elevation of the coast, as in Norway, or left by the receding waters, as in many lake and river regions.
Beach
Beach Beach, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beached; p. pr. & vb. n. Beaching.] To run or drive (as a vessel or a boat) upon a beach; to strand; as, to beach a ship.

Meaning of Beach from wikipedia

- A beach is a landform alongside a body of water which consists of loose particles. The particles composing a beach are typically made from rock, such as...
- water. Beach, Beaches or beaching may also refer to: Beaches (federal electoral district), a federal electoral district in Toronto, Ontario Beaches (provincial...
- The Beach Boys are an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and...
- Beach, Florida West Palm Beach, Florida Palm Beach County, Florida Palm Beach Hotel (Palm Beach, Florida) Palm Beach International Airport Palm Beach...
- Long Beach is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is the 43rd-most populous city in the United States, with a po****tion of 451...
- A nude beach, sometimes called a clothing-optional or free beach, is a beach where users are at liberty to be nude. Nude beaches usually have mixed bathing...
- On the Beach may refer to: On the Beach (novel), a 1957 novel by Nevil Shute On the Beach (1959 film), an American adaptation of Shute's novel, by Stanley...
- Varkala Beach, also known as Papanasham Beach is a beach situated in Varkala Town of Varkala Muni****lity in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala, India...
- Beach Party is a 1963 American film and the first of seven beach party films from American International Pictures (AIP) aimed at a teen audience. This...
- Virginia Beach, officially the City of Virginia Beach, is an independent city located on the southeastern coast of Virginia, United States. The po****tion...